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I Have Been Followed By Illness, Hurt and Pain

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    Mostly Chest Infections...

    In the last year I've had over 10chest infections 3 big asthma attacks dozens of viruses a couple of tummy bugs tonsillitis twice a couple of water infections 16 courses of max strength oral steroids, at most I've had to take up to 21tablets a day... I see a chest specialist at...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo 18-21, F Dec 28, 2010

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    And I Am Used to It

    When I was just over a yeaar old, i grabbed a wine glass from a counter top and took off running.  Sliding across the hardwood floors, I fell onto the glass.  The injury resulted in 18 stitches to the wrist.  Flash forward to age three.  Winter in Minnesota...
    happyhooker happyhooker 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2007

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    Mostly Illness

    Since i started work at 18 i have had:- 3 wisdom teeth out Gum infections Ear infections Double ear infection Skin infection - my knee started to burn away! Eye infections Conjunctivitus thousands of throat infections Folliculitus Infected toe Hand foot and mouth...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2007

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    I. , H., P.

    Like I was told; you have been hurt and got lots of pain from what was done and you got ill cause of it.  It did affect me especially hurting me when knowing I was already hurt.  Purposely is the word.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 12, 2011

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    I had a severe physical health scare that meant two months at many different doctors and going through different procedures and they could not figure out why I was having this...
    catgirl192 catgirl192 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Support appreciated. These are the diagnoses I've received over the years from ages 9-21. Well, not all of them have been diagnosed but there is high probability that I have them...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    Really rough day. Was in tears and now just emotionally defeated and depleted but I need to pick myself up, dust myself off and try again tomorrow...the eternal optimist:) I need...
    Messybutbeautiful Messybutbeautiful 31-35 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I have been married to my husband for ten years, he was diagnosed about five years ago as bipolar but refuses to get help. He is very verbally abusive and I cannot take it any...
    greengeenie greengeenie 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    I found love, but out of fear that he was too good for me-- I let him go and hurt him. He came back, but then I felt I wasn't worth it. Now he's with another, and I can see that...
    SheWasLikeTheMoon SheWasLikeTheMoon 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 15

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    I've been through so much in my life and I've been hurt so many times. I've been used, taken advantage of, cheated on played and lied to repeatedly by the ones I love so dearly. I...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    all I ever wanted to do was to help other people. Honestly I wish I didn't, because I have been used, cheated on, and rejected because of it; as a result I have been depressed for...
    halcyondays2 halcyondays2 18-21, M Jan 10

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    I have been married 14 years to a man who is like a ticking time bomb.In those years he had been arrested 3 times for domestic battery and every time I forgave him. First time he...
    cruisebaby53 cruisebaby53 61-65, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    He told me yesterday that he cheated on me a few days ago. It was at a friend's birthday party and he was drunk. He is genuinely remorseful and sorry that he did it, and he said...
    SkyeDreams SkyeDreams 22-25, F 28 Responses Jan 10

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    I'm warning you now that my experience is a book... I'm sharing because I want those who may be going through this right now to know that only one thing will make the relationship...
    DaylightDancer DaylightDancer 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My marriage ended in 2007! Where are a the good women at? Oh yeah! Mid 30's.....the good ones are taken or have been hurt by the "Bad Boys" they are drawn to....and are now too...
    Iamdavidok Iamdavidok 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    vanessacc11 vanessacc11 26-30, F Jan 4

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    vanessacc11 vanessacc11 26-30, F Jan 4

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    I'm pansexual, and panromantic, but I have been told by close friends that I'm "just a hipster bisexual" and that "pansexuality isn't a real thing" I'm too scared to tell them...
    winception winception 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    This was maybe the fifth time in a row that i was getting sent home with a note from the school about my bad behavior. I was so terrified of showing these notes to my mother so...
    warmcuddlee warmcuddlee 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    must i say how much more can i really bare... when i say i newd to be hospitalized im selfish... if i say help i get do the best u can.... i got my wisdom tooth pulled today cuz...
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    The fact that he's moved on so easily, that he's so able to say to me that he has a new girlfriend, it is killing me inside. I try to act strong, put a smile on my face and wish...
    grace97eun grace97eun 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    i thought i would feel better today but it hasnt changed. i thought when u ask for help, help will come. i thought by b praying n being spritual it would save me. Jesus had to die...
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I am father to two young children and married to a woman who has been abusing pain medication for three years that I know of. For the last year or more I have turned a blind eye...
    XVIFlaviaFirma XVIFlaviaFirma 36-40, M 4 Responses Jan 18

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    why girl let guy hurts her many times? let me tell you one thing, she knows that he is worth all of the tears and pains. she knows that he is all she ever wanted. she knows that...
    rockettothemoon08 rockettothemoon08 18-21, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I ended up re - friending my ex friend on fb. All this because we liked the same guy. (No longer speaking to). I still have hurt from when I told her I liked him too. yet she went...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Why do the ones who hurt us most always come back to hurt us again?
    CharlotteTeller CharlotteTeller 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I feel like the more he's moving on with this new girl he's hurting me more. I'm so mad and at the same side I'm becoming more suicidal everyday. I want to kill myself because of...
    grace97eun grace97eun 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Some random guy spammed my FB inbox full with profane content and insults that broke my feelings so hard that I had emotional pain, also blame my own stupidity to read the spams. I...
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Everyone talks about fakes on the Internet. But a year ago- I found one. And I got hurt because of it. It started out as a simple friendship really. We both had the same tastes in...
    Gab1331 Gab1331 16-17 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Its been over a month since the last time i seen or heard my husbands voice at all.. Ive been cut off.. which in a way a lot easier to cope with our seperation (now permanent...
    stuckNWEbbz stuckNWEbbz 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Not so much Physically, but Emotionally and Mentally. Every time I had tried to break up with him he would threaten me, threaten to hurt himself, or make up some kind of sick story...
    HisKindredSpirit HisKindredSpirit 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I'm a junior in high school, and as everyone knows junior year is the hardest and most important year in high school with gpas and grades counting as a huge part. Before moving to...
    grace97eun grace97eun 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Things began normally. We were together a short while before his eating disorder became an issue. He would tell me in detail about his purges. I was so dependent on him I became a...
    gothstan gothstan 16-17, M 5 Responses Jan 2

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    Need advice! I apologize for the length! So ive been with this guy for over 2 1/2 years, living together for the last year and a half. It was all going pretty fantastic between us...
    VictoriaD81 VictoriaD81 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 3

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    I allowed my son to move with his dad when he was 9. He is now 16. I have not seen my son in 3 yrs now. I live in Wisconsin and my sons dad lives in Tennessee. We habe joint...
    mischa27 mischa27 36-40, F Jan 4

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    Well. Im in a really confusing situation... Im 25 years old, and gay, and I started dating my 22 year old best friend 3 years ago after he realized he had feelings for me...
    ChristopherLorenz ChristopherLorenz 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I just dont know why I feel broken heart so easily. its just like my heart made from glasses and really hurt to feel like this.Sometimes just because silly things , sometimes from...
    denez denez 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I guess I'm more of a terrible person than I thought I was.. It hurts me when people go to other people to discuss things about me... If you want to know something about me, THEN...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 11 Responses 2 days ago

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    From the day i was born i was hurt my father left my young teen mother the day i was born. At age three I was abused by my mothers boyfriend At age four i was taken away from my...
    mslexibae mslexibae 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I hate when guys walk away from me and say "It was good while it lasted." when I tell them I have a boyfriend now. What was good while it lasted? We were only friends... so now the...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 21 hrs ago

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    Just talking to myself... Feeling lonely and confused! Depression came to me after finding out the one I most lived and gave myself in full, cheated on me on the worst way possible...
    Letsrockit Letsrockit 36-40, M 7 Responses Jan 1

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    Life has knocked me down so many times. But I'm a strong women. I pick up the broken pieces, rebuild myself and come back stronger. Stronger then I ever been. I will never give up...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    when i met my ex last March, i honestly thought we were everything we both were looking for. now all my friends tell me the things that were red flags to them. to this day, he's...
    burntoutstars burntoutstars 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    You will always be my baby. Even though your dad didn't stick around, I will never forget you. I love you so much. I know you're watching over mommy as she goes through this hard...
    Roadtorecovery31997 Roadtorecovery31997 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    My ex & I became friends again 4 or 5 months ago, yet today he said goodbye & that he doesn't think he can be just friends with me. After crying for 20 minutes, I see on Facebook...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    my ex was a danger. He nearly killed me. he talked about killing others. He isa psychopath.. it was creepy. i hate this crap he left behind. all he gave me was damage. and pain...
    amtired amtired 22-25 2 Responses